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AAA

abdominal aortic aneurysm

2

AAO

Alert and Oriented

3

AAO x3

Alert and Oriented to person, place and time

4

AAO x4

Alert and Oriented to person, place, time and event

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AB

Abortion

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ABC

Airway, Breathing, Circulation

7

Abd

Abdomen/abdominal

8

ABG

Arterial Blood Gas

9

ACLS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

10

AED

Automated External Defibrillator

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A-Fib

Atrial Fibrillation

12

AHA

American Heart Association

13

AIDS

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

14

ALS

Advanced Life Support

15

AMI

Acute Myocardial Infarction

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ant

Anterior

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ARDS

Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

18

ASA

Aspirin

19

BCLS

Basic Cardiac Life Support

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BLS

Basic Life Support

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BM

Bowel Movement

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BP

Blood Pressure

23

bpm

Beats Per Minute

24

BS

Bowel Sounds/Breath Sounds/Blood Sugar

25

BSA

Body Surface Area

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BVM

Bag Valve Mask

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CC

Chief Complaint

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c/o

Complains Of

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C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7

cervical nerve 1 through 7, cervical vertebrae 1 through 7

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Ca

Calcium